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captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. happy thursday. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's start with adam caskey and find out what will be hitting us, the dreaded wintry mix. >> the dreaded next later on this evening and into the morning. it may gently affect the evening commute tonight. let's get to the maps. there is a winter storm which out west in parts of the shenandoah valley. it does include madison and points west word. that is where we could see real accumulations. that is on the order of four or 5 inches of sleet out west. temperature-wise, we are mainly in the 30's. temperatures or rise to about 40 today. light rain and a little bit of sleet into the midday tomorrow. minor slushy accumulations. southern maryland, just a cold rain. along the blue ridge, we should see sleet and snow and some freezing rain. this may affect us tomorrow morning. >> ok. to help your plan your commute, i will show you everything is cl
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morning. it is january # 1st. off in the distance, the washington monument. things looking pretty good right now. we've got some changes headed our way. more on that in just a second. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this thursday morning. tucker barnes is with us all morning as wells with as we get set for changes. nothing going to affect us during the day. >> no proems today. evening commute should be just fine. it is the nighttime hours tonight, particularly overnight into the morning commute tomorrow morning that we have the potential for some problems here in washington. worst of it will be north and west steeft where we'll have the icy snow, sleet, freezing rain mixture. three there could be some accumulations particularly north and west of the city. we could have our share of problems too here in washington. this won't be a major, major storm for washington, d.c. itself. here is your hd radar. this is your storminess off to the south and west. you can see the flashing so plenty of energy with this system. bottom line, looks like the rain arr
have learned from the washington post that he was fired. flecks of the school is quiet tonight, but come tomorrow -- >> the school is quiet tonight, but come tomorrow there will be a buzz that robert peterson was fired. he faces sex abuse of a minor charges in montgomery county. it was alleged that in 2008 and 2009 he had inappropriate contact with a minor off campus. the neighbors are shocked. >> this is not in his character to do something like this. >> jennifer says that she spoke to petersen recent but he never mentioned that according to the report he was on leave before the start of the school year and had not been promoted on campus or at school events since then. >> i would be surprised. >> an exclusive private school, secured with secret service, seeing the school's most famous students as the president tossed children. -- president's children. >> he has been there for years. i just assumed it was a safe place, secure. >> additional counseling has been ordered for tomorrow for students, family, and teachers. this is abc 7 news. >> we are learning more about the rescue
in washington could lead to more changes. it could swing lawmakers ' attention back to jobs and the economy. polls show that is top concern for many voters and a key issue in the election in november. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >> former democratic presidential candidate john edwards has admitted that he feared a child outside of his marriage. two years ago edwards admitted to having an affair with a videographer for his presidential campaign. in a statement released this morning, edwards said he will do everything in his power to provide love and support for his daughter. the child turns 2 next month. >>> a former teacher at sidwell friends has been arrested on sex abuse charges involving a male student. 65-year-old robert peterson has been accused of repeatedly inviting a male student to his home, showing him pornography and touching him inappropriately. sidwell announced yesterday that peterson has been fired from the school. sidwell is the same school that president obama's daughters attend. >>> parking meters in the district have gone high-tech and green at the same time. the di
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a shot was fired around this nation. a shot was fired saying no more business as usual in washington, d.c. >> you heard what the speaker said yesterday and what the majority leader said. we will find a way to push this over the line. it's that kind of arrogance that has the american people about ready to pull their hair out and throw every democrat out of here. >> the election in massachusetts for senator-elect brown was much about an election that rejected arrogance. much like david in his fight against goliath. >> wow. they seem to have their plan down. it's arrogance. arrogance was defeated in massachusetts yesterday. your take on what you learned yesterday. >> what i learn side what i learned to some degree november of 2008 and the two years i traveled the country with barack obama. that is that middle class people, hardworking people are being squeezed in many different ways. they have seen their jobs disappear and wages stagnant and expenses are growing and health care by the way has been growing exponentially. this is enormously aggravating when they look to washington and wall s
's eastern shore. >> sidwell friends ultimately fired him. >> according to "the washington post," he invited a student to his silver spring home where he showed him pornography and touched him inappropriately. courtney robinson, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about the man accused of shooting and killing eight people in appomattox. >> police say his victims included his own sister and brother-in-law. two other adults were also kill. speight surrendered after an 18- hour manhunt. they found numerous explosives at his home. >>> the group board fund is growing. friends have raised about $25,000. the money is being offered for information leading to an rest. the body was found last month. he had been stabbed. >>> more aid arrives in haiti. the united states is getting ready for thousands of people expected to flee that disaster zone. stewart -- philip stewart has more. >> the u.s. is preparing tents at guantanamo bay. they can handle 10,000 refugees. some 2 million people are left homeless after the quake. i want to show you some video that has some people talking. take a loo
that way? >> oh, you know. >> yeah, you got it. here in washington, no problems at this hour. but off to the south and west, we have our developing storm system. it will be making a trek generally towards the mid- atlantic. it will kind of brush us and our temperatures will be kind of marginal to support a lot of renter weather. but nevertheless, we have a winter storm watch that will go into effect tonight nto tomorrow for areas off to the north and west of the city. we are expecting accumulating snow and some freezing rain. the counties in white, a winter storm warning, that includes places like charlottesville that. goes into effect tonight into the daytime hours tomorrow. currently, our temperatures are getting chilly. 4 here in washington. winds are out out -- out of the northeast at nine miles per hour. just increasing clouds today. the morning and evening commute should be just fine. but as we greet into the nighttime hours, we'll see rnfaland that will slowly transition here in washington over to the wintry mix tomorrow morning. >> thank you. >>> let's say good morning to jul
was loud and exciting, a visionary and a pioneer. news4's megan mcgrath joins us live from the washington national cathedral where our friend and colleague is being remembered this morning. megan? >> reporter: good morning, barbara. everyone is basically moved into the cathedral right now. any moment now the memorial is going to begin. it is expected to be a very personal memorial. just a handful of speakers. a little while ago family members arrived herate at the cathedral, as well as some of his closest friends, among them joe gibbs and sonny jeen son and everyone here to play tribute to george michael and his legacy. george michael is a member of our news4 family for nearly 28, but he was so ch more than that. he was a huge innovator through his sports casts and his syndicated television show, "the sports machine," george changed the way local news was covered and he was just an innovator in that field. his use of game highlights from around the country revolutionized local sports reporting and he took it way beyond the coverage of just the local teams. he really stepped it up a notch.
in yesterday morning. >>> a teacher at sidwell friends school in northwest washington is out of job after being charged with sexual abuse. until this school year, rocket peterson taught seventh and eighth grade social studies. according to "the washington post", peterson was charged in two separate incidents involving a minor in both montgomery and queen ann's county. >>> a man has been flashing people along the w and od bike trail. they say he struck five times last week. each time he shows up along tree line near the trail without any pants on. police say one woman claims he use ad flashlight to draw attention to him. >>> arlington's only murder of 2009 remains unsolved three weeks after it happened. carl deaner a retired government worker was killed in late december. investigators are still gathering evidence and jackie bensen reports, his friends are trying to help bring his killer to justice. >> we're here right now, out to the highway, that section and all the way back. round how did these two dads from arlington end up taking part in a neighborhood safety check on a wednesday night? chec
weather in wash you -- in washington you have to be ready for it. it's possible we could see sleet, snow and freezing rain across the washington area. i'll show you the satellite radar and again at this hour no problems. increasing clouds. showing you the clouds on the southern and southwestern horizon. increasing throughout the day and eventually the clouds will win out and the rain will start to move in. it moves in after 8:00 or 9:00 tonight. so the commute this morning and later today should be just fine, we're concerned about the overnight hours later tonight. winter storm watch, it looks like the worst of this is off to the north and west. here in town, no advisories at this hour but we do have a winter storm watch issued for counties well off to the west and north and west of washington, including martinsberg, hagerstown is under a winter storm watch going into affect later tonight and through the afternoon on friday. and counties in white is upgraded to a winter storm warning. and the heaviest accumulations, 2-4 inches of snow and freezing rain and sleet as well, are most likely
political winds in washington, based upon the bill: continuing with our lead story. scott brown to the senate by massachusetts voters. joe trippi. i want you to react to president obama today reacting to what happened last night. roll it. >> it was my assessment of not just the vote in massachusetts but the mood around the country. the same thing that swept scott brown into office, swept me into office. people are angry and frustrated. not just because of what's happen in the last year or two but over last eight years. bill: he it goes back to bush and all of that what do you think? >> well, i think he's right. hopefully it is a wake up. he's right that the anger and the need for change is what swept him in and it is what swept brown in. people are angry at washington. they are angry at the insurance companies and the banks getting away with bills that work for them but aren't working for the american people. scott brown tapped into that while a complacent democratic party that's doing these deals in washington like the deal in nebraska, 100 million dollars, to the states for ne
it coming, it was too late. >> i bet they can hear this cheering all the way in washington, d.c.! >> reporter: in less than 24 hours before the one-year anniversary of president obama's inauguration, the voters of that bluest of states, massachusetts, sent a powerful rebuke to the president, voting republican scott brown into the senate over democratic martha coakley. a political nightmare for obama that will change the course of his presidency. and so today, with his agenda under fire, and more than 60% of the country saying we're on the wrong track, we sat down with president obama in the roosevelt room, a year to the day, almost the hour, from that icy january moment when he became president. so looking at that clock, one year ago, you were just about to take the oath of office. and now you get this anniversary presence from the voters of massachusetts. robert gibbs said you were surprised and frustrated by the vote. is that accurate? >> here's my assessment of not just the vote in massachusetts, but the mood around the country. the same thing that swept scott brown into of
, but it will be a snow producer for you skiers in the mountains of west virginia and western maryland. here in washington a bit of everything but primarily rain. fredericksburg already reporting a little bit of light rain. overnight tonight, there's that area of low pressure which by tomorrow will begin reforming off the coast. but as that happens, it will keep us under cold air so it will be a chilly, damp kind of a really raw rain. then as it moves off, there's a brief period of snow. then as we get into saturday, sunrise and the next area of storminess, some of that left over from the big western storms will be a rain-producer. a rain-producer for us as we get into sunday. so for the timeline by midnight, some chilly rain mixed with sleet right here around washington. maybe even wet snowflakes, too. a bit of ice for tomorrow morning. northern par of maryland. fauquier coun, those areas. there's that snow in western maryland. as the storm begins to move off, it all moves off. perhaps as a period of light, wet snow. but no accumulation. rain developing then but mixing with and changing to some sleet, fr
to reach many of the places and the people. >>> here in washington, we are on the verge of big weather changes coming our way. tomorrow night things could get tricky around here. >> tomorrow night and friday morning we could have travel problems getting around the area because of the wintry type of precipitation we are expecting. already this evening, just south of the area had a little bit of light rain showers started mixing in with sleet, but no accumulation south. tomorrow though, a different story for thursday night and friday. our moisture will be coming up from the south. the national weather service issued a winter storm watch to the areas in blue. that is for thursday evening, friday afteoon. washington county, maryland, down south through warren county. rappahannock and abermarle where ice could be accumulating. >>> a 4-year-old child and three teenagers were identified among the victims of a mass killing in central virginia. christopher speight is responsible for the deaths of eight children. three killed were adults, three teenagers and one is a 4-year-old boy. they were al
today, mr. brown heads to washington after his massachusetts upset. what some call the mass revolt. the nation's newest senator makes the rounds on capitol hill. >>> california dreamin. maybe not now. days of rain force cliff sides to give way. look at those shots. they are forcing hundreds of evacuations. is there any relief ahead? >>> ott also on the same day the president poses new restrictions on banks, billions in profits. those details are ahead. you're watching msnbc. anncr vo: with the new geico glovebox app... anncr vo: ...you can get help with a flat tire... anncr vo: ...find a nearby tow truck or gas station... anncr vo: ...call emergency services... anncr vo: ...collect accident information. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: it's so easy, a caveman can do it. caveman: unbelievable... caveman: where's my coat? it was suede with the fringe. vo: download the glovebox app free at geico.com. >>> downtown scotty brown. that's what they called him when he played college basketball. today he's heading from boston to the capital where he's been meeting with some
since they've been largely vilified by washington. goldman, of course, down rather notably. take a look at the chicago mercantile exchange, the cme, less trading activity when the president's proposals went through. lifting off of its lows on representative frank's comments. material stocks down just as much here today, 4%, 5%, 6% here. freeport-mcmoran i hope that you saw erin burnett's interview with the head of freeport-mcmoran. good flooz them. talked about lower gold, copper production this year and china tightening their monetary policy, or talk about that has certainly been affecting them in the last few days. finally, get back to earnings in the last 24 hours or at least hopefully. how about our parent company, general electric. talk to all of my friends, the nasdaq and rick santelli at the cme and first mike huckman standing by at the nasdaq. >> thanks, bob. yes the nasdaq is down 21 points but a little bit of a flip here at the nasdaq because yesterday it was the biggest percentage loser among the dow and the s&p 500. and today it's these the smallest percentage loser. of cour
saying farewell to conan on the "tonight show." >>> now back to the big story in washington. how are democrats going to get health care done in nbc's mike viqueira joins us now. there are all sorts of theories to the case. one theory i'm hearing right now, they don't have a working theory. mike, what can you tell us? >> reporter: chuck, they say that politics is the art of the possible. if that's true, nancy pelosi and president obama, it is time for them to paint their masterpiece because this does not look good. they met yesterday in nancy pelosi's office, the democratic leadership of the house. meeting again this morning. they still do not have a solution. one thing that's clear, the option of taking the senate bill, as if it wasn't already obvious by now, and simply passing it in the house, the votes are not there for nancy pelosi. people in the middle upset. conservatives within the democratic caucus upset. of course liberals are upset. they don't want a accept a senate bill with no public option. a lot of the other compromises that were made that they believe have cost demo
questions about the congressional budget agenda. from the nation's capital, this is "washington journal." host: good morning. we will get to your calls in just a minute. we are interested to hear from you now that you had 24 hours to absorbent the massachusetts election. talking to your friends, reading some of the blogs and newspaper analysis. we would very much like to hear your analysis for what it means for the parties of the big policy initiatives. we will get to your calls in a minute. emily pierce is our first guest, joining us by phone. front-page story on a "roll call." the question is the biggest policy issue, health care. after a day of observing it, what our leaders saying? guest: in the immediate aftermath they are saying we need to take a deep breath and think about what we need to do. at the same time, they are exploring this option of the house perhaps taking up the senate bill and just send it to the president. in order to do that, you would need an agreement by the senate to pass a separate bill through budget reconciliation rules, the need for 60 votes, that w
in "the washington post." he plans to propose new limits on the size and investments of large banks, according to a senior administration official of the white house, to refrain the financial reform agenda as an effort to rein in the companies largely to blame in the crisis. we will now take you to the floor of the house of representatives. three indian water rights measures on their docket today. live coverage begins momentarily. guest[captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father coughlin. chaplain coughlin: almighty god , true humility will not automatically come to us when we choose to bow our heads in prayer or when we acknowled
-camera? they refused to talk. small smiles remains open for business. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> here's a health warning for so many of us. researchers now say that people who spend most of their day sitting are more likely to be fat, have a heart attack, or die early. even if they exercise regularly. that's because after four hours of sitting the body changes the way it regulates sugar and fat. >>> and now here's a look at your thursday forecast. california and arizona get slammed with the most powerful storm of the week. more heavy rain, flooding, gusty winds and mountain snow. thunderstorms from mississippi to the carolinas. freezing rain from chicago to virginia. >> 30s in baltimore, boston, and much of the midwest. 40s across the rockies. and 50s for seattle, portland, and sacramento. >>> what were we wearing yesterday? did we have on black and white this. >> i don't thinkdy. >> apparently we didn't know. if you didn't wear black and white yesterday you probably didn't know it was national penguin awareness day. >> i did not get the memo. to mark the event a zoo in new jersey wel
backlash felt all the way to washington. winner scott brown talks about what he'll do as the 41st republican senator. healthcare reform in disarray. the white house and congressional democrats try to deal with the new political reality on capitol hill. lawmakers rip the administration terrorism policy following last month's attempted airliner bombing. we look at the changing political landscape one year after the inauguration of president obama. all that, plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all stars right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the man whose election has rocked the democratic party and jeopardized the president's healthcare reform agenda will come to washington thursday. republican scott brown's victory tuesday in a special senate election is being seen as a rebuke of the democratically controlled congress and the new administration. we have fox team coverage tonight. jim angle has details on what brown's win does to healthcare reform. and we begin with chief political correspondent karl cameron in boston where the senator-elect
a shot was fired around this nation. a shot was fired saying, no more business as usual in washington, d.c. the american people have spoken. the people of massachusetts have spoken for the rest of america. >> people of massachusetts have spoken for the rest of -- just like the people of new york 23 spoke for the rest of america when they put a democrat in that house seat for the first time since the civil war, right? remember how that was for all of america, back in november? yeah. extrapolation fail. democratic congressman barney frank made headlines last night with a statement that essentially declared health care reform dead in the wake of scott brown's election win in massachusetts. today, congressman frank reversed himself, saying, "i have realized that my statement last night was more pessimistic than is called for. i was reacting, perhaps overreacting, to proposals i had heard from a variety of sources that we do things to facilitate the passage of a health care bill that would have sought in the short-term to neutralize yesterday's election. i continue to believe that it will be
we haven't done that well. we've always thought about maybe washington first or the party first. the thing that i'm hearing throughout the state is, what about us? i was asked many times what kind of republican i would be? i didn't know how to answer that so i said i'm going to be a scott brown republican. maybe there's a new breed of republican coming to washington. somebody not beholding to the special interests of the party and will look to just to solve problems. i've always been that way. you remember, i supported clean elections. i'm a self-imposed term limits person. i believe strongly we are there to serve the people. we are there to do a . i, like many others throughout the country, when we're talking about what so and so said in his book and what so and so said here. my response is, who cares? we have terrorists trying to blow up our planes and kill our families at shopping malls. we have people dying in afghanistan who are trying to -- and our soldiers are trying to make sure we get, you know, finish the job there. we have serious economic problems. i like probably ma
the health care bill. it is about the lack of civility in washington. >> very people who put together the winning coalition for barack obama are fleeing in droves. >> if brown wins tomorrow, the bill as we see it is dead that would be catastrophic for the democrats. >> a lot of these measures are gonna rest on one vote in the united states senate. >> what is the next move if you only have 59 senators? >> health care mind be dead. >> sean: voters are choosing who will fill the seat left vacant by the late ted kennedy. >> it's the pooh people's seat. >> -- >> things will wrap up at 8:00 tonight. the polls in massachusetts are closed and the republicans returns are pouring in. scott brown the republican will win the massachusetts special election. >> i just off the phone with scott brown. i've offered him my congratulations. >> this does change everything. >> this in many ways a national referendum. >> an election that will shock the political world and have reverberations all around washington. >> time to end business as usual. >> what happened here in mass mats can happen all over amer
and what many independents believe is the same old poisonous washington. and scott brown tapded into that. and if was hesitation to run against obama on health care and the economy, and campbell, terrorism was used by the republican candidate. he himself is in the national guard. the christmas day incident was a turning point in the race, and his opponent, too soft. you would get him a lawyer and let him be tried in the american courts. not a lot to talk about that. >> sump a reminder to people. stand by. we are going to remind you where we were one year ago today. president obama sworn into office. take a look. hundreds of thousands witnesses this historic moment. promise, change, flash forward to last night. another candidate claiming the change. and a republican. today, barack obama represents a status quo. quite a turn around. he has many supporters wondering if he lost some of the magic and turned his campaign into a cause. can he get it back? that was the big question when we come back. my doctor said most calcium supplements... aren't absorbed properly unless taken with food. he re
the panel, a lot of folks. two panels. roland martin, mary matalin. a whole host both in washington and in new york. >>> here in haiti, the second wave of deaths. tense of thousands dying in infections and ganggreen. 20,000 people a day may be dying unnecessarily because of a lack of splice. we'll take you to ground zero of that and show you some doctors that are very upset about the lack of supplies. we'll show you what they go through to get basic supplies to treat their patients. a massive new after shock today. a completely heartwrenching view of the quake as it happened. this is video we're seeing for first time ever. a man captured it all from his balcony. the moment of the earthquake overlooking the city of port-au-prince. that's his view of the quake far away from the buildings of port-au-prince. you can just see off in the distance that huge plume of flame going up. a lot of smoke. eight days ago now, it's been. eight days. just this morning, a nearly 6.0 after shock stunned the city. new damage, new casualties. a whole lot more fear tonight. also today another remarkable s
winds in washington, based upon the election of scott brown to the senate by massachusetts voters. joining us now from los angeles, fox news analyst joe trippi who ran howard dean's presidential campaign in 2004. i want you to react to president obama today reacting to what happened last night. roll it. >> it is my assessment of not just about massachusetts but the mood around the country, you know, the same thing that swept scott brown into office swept me into office. people are angry and they are frustrated. not just because of what's happened in the last year or two years, but what's happened over the last eight years. >> bill: all right. so it goes back to bush and all of that. what do you think? >> well, i think he is right and hopefully, you know, this will wake up the administration. he is right that the anger and the need for change is what swept him in and it is what swept brown in. people are angry at washington. they are angry at the insurance companies and the banks getting away with bills that work for them but aren't working for the american people. and scott brown
senator in washington. he knows he needs to keep support among the independent voter, the very same voters who gave barack obama his big margin just 14 months ago gave scott brown his improbable upset victory last night. he goes to washington with that challenge. he'll caucus with the white house. he says he opposes the health care plan as it now stands, opposes the big spending in washington, but he knows he's from an independent-minded state. he can't be, say, a senator from south carolina. south carolina republicans are different from massachusetts republicans. he sounded very independent. it will be fascinating to watch. his first trip to d.c. tomorrow, a few weeks before he's officially the senator. >> larry: the president said he doesn't want anything concrete to happen until he's seated. was the brown camp surprised at that? >> a bit surprised, but they think the president is correctly reading the results last night. that independent voters don't like what they see in washington. part of what they're saying -- remember, for all he said on the economy, health care, iraq, afghanistan,
and detached. >> glenn: i felt so eremote and detached from washington, i didn't know what they were doing. like where's waldo? where is obama? what happened to him? can we get a picture of him from time to time? there were 158 obama interviews in the last year. 411 speeches, comments and. stays in his first -- statements in his first year. how much touch do you think we need from him? you know what? if we could have just seen him without his shirt on, then maybe oh! oops, we did. maybe just an occasional photo with him and his wife -- okay, we got that, too. wow! that would have been great, huh? we didn't see him enough. the man was every place! the only place he didn't show up in, was my bedroom to personally talk to my wife and make sweet love to her. at least i don't think he did. i'm pretty sure that was john edwards doing that. but i'm not sure yet. because so far john edwards is still denying it. what obama either doesn't understand or maybe he just doesn't care is that what america is needing is president that is maybe not a radical revolutionary trying to fundamentally transform a
about how big a deal scott brown is in washington. don't believe me, believe nancy. >> in its present form without any change, i don't think it's possible to pass the senate bill in the house. >> neil: nancy saying that hours after scott was saying this. >> everybody's a 41st vote now and i don't think it's just republicans. there's a sense not only in massachusetts but around the country that the back room deals and lack of transparency and solving problems is getting old. >> neil: get ready, washington is getting a revolution and one mike huckabee saw it coming. former governor and fox host joining me. stuff you saw come something materializing. what do you make of them retrenching? >> it's a first sign of reality that they expressed in months. they have been pushing this healthcare bill nobody wanted and listened only to themselves. and they've even really kind of hidden themselves from the very people they work for. their bosses. they don't want town meetings or go to the districts. they stayed until christmas eve. i'm not sure santa claus showed up but the election was an inescap
cool air to transition the cold rain which will start here tonight in washington over to this wintry mix which will include the possibility of a little freezing rain around here, maybe some sleet, and you get the idea. maybe even snow in downtown washington before all is said and done. either way, it should all be out of here i think by tomorrow afternoon. and by tomorrow evening we'll be left with cold conditions to start the weekend. so this won't be an all-day -- it won't last for too long of a period of time and i don't think we'll see significant snow accumulation here in washington. off to the north and west where i showed you the winter orm watch, you could see snow totals maybe 2-4 inches of snow. here in washington no advisories at this hour and i would expect accumulations to be held down because we'll see sleet and freezing rain. so maybe a slushy inch of snow across the immediate washington area. increasing clouds and high temperature only 40 degrees. winds out of the east at 5-10. the problems keep going tonight. i mentioned the winter storm watch off to the west. overni
's second year. with me now, dan with the "washington post." the politico's john harris. an honor to have both of you here tonight. the big question is, what is the president's predicament, john harris, and the same question to dan, what is his predicament now as you size it up politically? john? >> his predicament was a year ago he said he was going to do big things and he challenged in his inaugural address that big things couldn't happen. he said the ground shifted on him. and we have to say a year later the ground has shifted on obama. the big bang he was going to come out as governing strategy in the first year has not come to fruition. he's a year in office and he doesn't have that sort of major policy achievement. he's got some things he points to as sk sess, but he clearly has not executed the big bang. and in the post-massachusetts landscape, those things are going to be more unattainable. what he's in need of is a political strategy now that the old strategy has failed. >> let me go to dan on that. do you believe the fact, it seems it's manifest he hasn't done the big thing yet,
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> senator-elect. mr. brown goes to washington. as both parties look for lessons from his stunning victory. >>> then, stay the course. the president says he got the message delivered by voters in massachusetts. but it won't change his agenda. it's an abc news exclusive. >>> and no relief. more punishing weather pounds california. and this morning could bring the worst yet. >> it's thursday, january 21st, 2010. >>> good morning. i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >> and i'm vinita nair. the new senator from massachusetts begins making his rounds on capitol hill today. >> both sides of the aisle are trying to figure out what scott brown's stunning victory means for them. viviana hurtado has the latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning. one of the big questions being asked today after the brown win, which party can gain momentum for the races scheduled later this year? and for the legislative agenda? the winds of political change that swept scott brown to victory in massachusetts, are already shaking up the washington a
with in this situation. just another one of those washington d.c. winter storms that brings a little bit of everything. in some locations, we will get a little more of everything. let's break it down for you here. let's take a look at our graphics. our forecast for the remainder of the day, not so bad out here. partly cloudy conditions. 43, are afternoon highs. around dinner time locally and especially bad time, it is when we will see the beginning of the precipitation. southern maryland, not a big deal. luckily, we are expecting a little bit of everything. out west, that is where the main concern is. west of the blue ridge, we are expecting higher accumulations. maybe a little bit of freezing rain. locally, 95 corridor and west tell about the blue ridge, that is where we are expecting up to about an inch, but mostly less than in inch of/ems on the ground. -- slushty mess on the ground. >>> the only on 7 today, a good samaritan shares his story of how he pulled the truck driver to safety from a precarious lead leaning power tower in prince george's county. matt brock has the exclusive interview. >> he
blanca dice que la llamada de alerta fue para todos en washington. >> el lÍder de la mayoría del senado confirmÓ que no habrÁ mÁs acciones sobre la reforma del cuidado mÉdico hasta que escapÉ aÚn estÉ en funciones el senado estÁn discutiendo. hay quienes hablan de dividir la legislaciÓn en partes pero no saben quÉ podrÁn enviar al presidente para su firma. en washington, lourdes univisiÓn. >> hoy se cumple el primer aÑo de gobierno de el presidente barack obama, se indica que un 56% de los norteamericanos aprueban su decisiÓn. jorge ramos nos habla de lo que ha hecho y ha dejado de hacer al presidente durante sus primeros 365 dÍas. ♪ >> en la helada maÑana del 20 de enero de 2009 con la mayorÍa de el paÍs apoyÁndolo barack obama hablÓ de unidad, dos dÍas despuÉs prohibiÓ el uso de la tortura en los interrogatorios y ordenÓ el cierre de la base de guantÁnamo en cuba, promesa que hizo durante su campaÑa. >> ha sido mÁs complicado de lo que pensaba. por cierto no va a cumplir la fecha. >> en febrero con la severa crisis econÓmica en sus manos firmÓ un plan de
could redeem this if we ret in washington and on wall street. >> i want to be presumptions and add one more st.. pennsylvania avenue. wall street, your street, and pennsylvania avenue. i was at your conference in washington were you were talking about ending poverty. you dedicate the majority of your life to eradicating poverty. it can be done. you have a plan. others have laid out plans about how we end poverty. this president has not gotten serious about ending poverty. this wall street stock -- he did that. he said the other day, they get it now. jobs, jobs, jobs, but how do we rediscover our values when the people in washington have not -- i do not want to say figure it out. it is more about making a priority to end poverty. it can be done. >> i have known him for 10 years, and when he was elected, he said, to accomplish anything important, i will need the wind of movement at my back. i said, probably one at your front. fdr needed the labor movement, so it has not yet become a social movement. i was on pennsylvania avenue before christmas with some first-time home buyers. they save
if not rethink, its agenda. it tara mergener in washington has more. tara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the white house says this costly loss in massachusetts was the result of voter frustration, with the economy a 10% unemployment rate and health care reform. >> the same thing that swept scott brown into office swept me into office. people are angry and they're frustrated. not just because of what's happened in the last year or two years, but what's happened over the last eight years. >> reporter: for an administration that's had its health care agenda derailed, it's time to refocus on getting the economy back on track. >> clearly financial reform is going to take and play a bigger role in what happens legislatively in the next several months. >> reporter: today's proposal will give the government new powers to limit the size of banks, and control their ability to engage in high risk trades, specifically it will limit what's called proprietary trading. that's when banks trade for their own account, basically making debts on the markets with its own money. financial regul
"american sketches." he joins us tonight from washington. good to have you back on the program. >> and good to be back with you. tavis: let me start by asking whether or not to your mind there were any immediate comparisons, or not so immediate comparisons, that you drew between what we in toward with hurricane katrina in new orleans and what we are seeing in haiti as we speak. >> let me start with a good things. there is something about the human heart that has benevolence, compassion. when something is happening to someone else that is bad, people want to help. people are still coming into new orleans to help. that was the same instinct in haiti. the darker side of it, in new orleans whether it was that the state level, the national level, or the local level, like you did not have great governance. you do not have people working together efficiently in the government. likewise we have that problem in haiti. we talk about leadership i lot. both of those situations prove that good leadership matters. tavis: it does matter, but as good leadership matter only during a crisis? or before you ge
and that is the story of scout brown and that journey has now led him to washington, d.c. today, bill. bill: as you probably know and we just pointed out, brown threw the victory for health care into disarray. yesterday nancy pelosi talked with democrats about the options on the table. no clear course of action has emerged but we understand the house passing the senate's version of the bill is not an option, but three other options, three other courses of action are still being considered: one, passing a pared-down health care bill that would then have to pass the senate, number two, passing a bill with a few changes that house members are pursue, then merge thank with the senate bill. the third option is do nothing. of course, this thing in washington, washington is -- nothing is guaranteed. stay tuned on that. martha: back to the fox news alert on unemployment today, the labor department says thursday, the numbers always come out every thursday, initial claims for unemployment rose by 36,000 last week, and that reaches 482,000 social security that moving average. wall street economists did not ex
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